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From: Christoph Junghans <ottxor@g.o>
Subject: Re: moving the science overlay to github?
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 09:25:15 -0700
2012/2/8 Jan Marten Simons <marten@...>:
> Thomas Kahle:
>> > Actualy you can send pull request even now =) Its git. See for example
>> > linux kernel related work
>>
>> Sure, the New Yorker publishes short stories.  In my experience this is
>> a huge barrier for first time contributors.  I'm seeing this with the
>> offlineimap project which enforces the git-format-patch and mailing list
>> pull-requests/review.  There are people who just want to fix three lines
>> in the doc but don't want to get black belts in git-fu.  Then sometimes
>> the maintainers won't implement the 3 line change to the doc themselves
>> because they want proper credit for the original contributor, so after
>> ~10 e-mails the original contributor tries git-email and fails to meet
>> the standards.  Another couple of e-mails are required do explain
>> sign-off, reply-to headers, ...  I'll stop here you get the point.
>>
>> IMHO using github or a self-hosted equivalent will make contributing
>> easier.  Clone, commit, and to some web-thingie for the pull-request.
>
> +1
>
After reading all this, +1 for github.

Maybe that would be a good point to switch to thin manifests.

Christoph

-- 
Dr. Christoph Junghans
http://dev.gentoo.org/~ottxor/

> With regards,
>
>  Dipl. Phys.
>  Jan M. Simons
>
> Institute of Crystallography
> RWTH Aachen University
>


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